WILLIAMS LAKE, BC: On Monday, May 31, 2021 at 6:01 PM, Williams Lake RCMP received a call of shots fired. The caller reported hearing multiple gunshots coming from a residence in the 1900 Block of South Lakeside Drive in the city.
Police immediately attended, and with support from Police Dog Service, set up containment in the area of the home and made verbal callouts to the people in the house. Four people came out and were taken into custody without incident. In keeping with safety, police entered the home where another person was located.
A search warrant was obtained and during the investigation police located two shotguns and multiple rounds of ammunition. All five people arrested could face possible charges related to firearms offences.
The investigation is ongoing.
If you have any information about this contact the Williams Lake RCMP at (250) 392-6211 or Crime Stoppers at 1(800) 222-8477